"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.

Idioms:

  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.